A New King for A New Bhutan

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A New King
People line a street in Thimpu, the capital of Bhutan, on Nov. 2, 2008, as they await the arrival of King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk. Wangchuk was officially coronated as the fifth Dragon King of the small Himalayan Buddhist nation of Bhutan on Nov. 6, though he was technically handed the title by his father Jigme Singye Wangchuk in 2006.

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